Tag entering Sarawak

GOF arrests four illegals

SRI AMAN: Four illegal immigrants were caught by the General Operations Force (GOF) for entering Sarawak via an illegal route. The incident happened yesterday (15 Feb) around 11am when a team from the Lachau post was carrying out patrols around…

Ten illegals deported after failed entry attempt

KUCHING: Ten Indonesian nationals, all men, were caught attempting to enter Sarawak illegally in three different locations during the weekend. General Operations Force (GOF) Sarawak Brigade commander SAC Mancha Ata said the first incident happened last Saturday (Jan 30) around…

VVIPs must be quarantined too

KUCHING: Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) has been urged to take extra precautionary steps by also having VVIPs including politicians coming back to Sarawak to quarantine themselves to reduce the spread of Covid-19 in the state. Bandar Kuching MP Dr…

Jala operation to curb illegal entry of immigrants

KUCHING: The Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) are considering launching ‘Jala’ operations to deal with the entry of undocumented immigrants to the state. SDMC chairman Datuk Amar Douglas Uggah Embas explained the word ‘jala’ means casting net to catch ‘fish’…

Undocumented immigrants deported

KUCHING: Five undocumented Indonesian immigrants were deported back after their attempts to enter Sarawak illegally last Tuesday were foiled. The First Infantry Division disclosed there were four incidents of immigrants attempting to enter Sarawak between 12.40pm and 5.30pm at the…

Eight illegal immigrants deported

KUCHING: Eight undocumented Indonesian immigrants were deported back after their attempts to enter Sarawak illegally in the past three days were foiled. The First Infantry Division disclosed the first incident happened in the Balai Ringin sector last Thursday. A patrol…

Sng rejected entry due to omitted application

KUCHING: Julau MP Larry Sng’s rejected entry application into Sarawak, was due to his incomplete reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (rT-PCR) test submission. Sarawak Disaster Management Committee (SDMC) acting chairman Tan Sri Datuk Amar James Jemut Masing said the committee wishes…

Illegal immigrants deported

TEBEDU: Four undocumented Indonesian immigrants were deported back after attempting to enter Sarawak via a rat trail (jalan tikus) last Friday. The First Infantry Division said a patrol team spotted and inspected the foreigners who were walking towards the border…

Foreign vessels ordered to turn back

SARIKEI: Two foreign fishing vessels were ordered to turn back after being detected entering the state’s waters about 75.1 nautical miles northwest of Tanjung Sirik last Wednesday. Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) Sarawak director Zin Azman Md Yunus said the…

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